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Witchcraft confessions & accusations;

Author: Mary Douglas; E E Evans-Pritchard; Association of Social Anthropologists of the Commonwealth.
Publisher: London, New York, Tavistock Publications [1970]
Series: A.S.A. monographs, 9.
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Witchcraft confessions & accusations.
London, New York, Tavistock Publications [1970]
(OCoLC)646924304
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Douglas; E E Evans-Pritchard; Association of Social Anthropologists of the Commonwealth.
ISBN: 0422732001 9780422732000
OCLC Number: 94954
Notes: "Distributed in the U.S.A. by Barnes & Noble."
Papers presented at the annual conference on the Association of Social Anthropologists of the Commonwealth, King's College, Cambridge, 3-6 April, 1968, which was held in honor of E.E. Evans-Pritchard.
Description: xxxviii, 387 pages 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction : Thirty years after Witchcraft, oracles and magic / Mary Douglas --
The myth of Satan and his human servants / Norman Cohn --
Sorcery, demons, and the rise of Christianity from late antiquity into the Middle Ages / Peter Brown --
The relevance of social anthropology to the historical study of English witchcraft / Keith Thomas --
Witchcraft in Tudor and Stuart Essex / Alan MacFarlane --
Chikanga : an African diviner with an international reputation / Alison Redmayne --
Instant millennium : the sociology of African witch-cleansing cults / R.G. Willis --
Witchcraft, economics, and the continuity of belief / Edwin Ardener --
Child-witches / Robert Brain --
Spiritual power in Central America : the Naguals of Chiapas / Julian Pitt-Rivers --
Legitimate and illegitimate aggression in a West African state / Esther Goody --
Factions and exclusions in two South American village systems / Peter Rivière --
Prestige, influence, and sorcery : a New Guinea example / Anthony Forge --
The situation of death : an aspect of Anuak philosophy / Godfrey Lienhardt --
A structural approach to witchcraft and spirit-possession / I.M. Lewis --
The evil eye in the Middle East / Brian Spooner --
A boundary to accusations / G.I. Jones --
Were-animals and the introverted witch / Malcolm Ruel --
Towards more open theoretical interpretations / T.O. Beidelman.
Series Title: A.S.A. monographs, 9.
Responsibility: edited by Mary Douglas.

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